{savoring} February Tasting at The Columbia Station


Have you scheduled your tasting at The Columbia Station? Our February Tasting Menu is now available! 


Warm up your palette with delicious HORS D’OEUVRES

- Sweet Potato Chips with a Honey Chipotle Aioli

- Taco Dip in a Crisp Hand-Rolled Wonton Cone

- “Fish and Chips” – Smoked Salmon with Dill Sour Cream on a Seasoned Crispy Chip with Blanched Leeks

- Fresh Mango and Cilantro Chicken Salad on an Edible Cracker Spoon

- Parmesan Tuille with Oven Roasted Tomato and Fresh Basil

- Barbequed Braised Beef on Sweet Potato Pan

and you can’t miss this savory MINI ENTRÉE STATION 

- Beer Braised Bratwurst, Red Cabbage Gnocchi, Smoked Gouda and Butternut Cream


But, save some room, because we’re just hitting the FIRST COURSE 

- Soup:  Yukon Gold Potato and Horseradish Cream Soup with Hand-Cut House-Made Potato Chips, Chive Crème Fraîche

- Salad:  Baby Spinach Salad with Dried Figs, Toasted Pine Nuts, and Gorgonzola Cheese, Balsamic Vinaigrette


and we’ll really WOW you with these ENTRÉES

- Braised Boneless Beef Short Rib, Au Jus

- Chilean Sea Bass with a Moroccan Spiced Compound Butter

accompanied with:

- Starch:  Three-Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

- Vegetable:  Oven Roasted Asparagus Spears

- Hearth Baked Dinner Rolls with Whipped Honey Butter with Sea Salt


and we hope you’re having a light lunch, because DESSERT is going to send you home with sweet sweet dreams!

- Homemade Mason Jar Berry Cobblers: Strawberry, Blackberry, and Peach Topped with Fresh Whipped Cream

- Gourmet Cake from The Master’s Baker


{ Robert Ryan Catering & Design Valentine’s Day Contest: Best Proposal! }

Did your fiancé go above and beyond to propose to you and therefore you think you have the best proposal story? – If so, we want to hear all about it!

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This contest is for upcoming booked off-premise couples (this includes Welkinweir, Appleford, The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs, and any other off-premise venues where we cater! You must be booked by February 14, 2014 and the winner will receive a Complimentary Dessert Station for their wedding reception! All you need to do is post your story & photo to our Robert Ryan Catering & Design page and at the end of your story, include the following hashtag: #RRCDvdaycontest 

You have from now until February 14th to post facebookyour story to our Facebook page – photos definitely help but are not mandatory. Our Director of Sales and Director of Marketing will be choosing the winner to keep it fair, so that our Event Managers don’t have to try and pick between their couples! The winner will be announced on Monday, February 17th! Please email  — Good Luck!!

{savoring} December Monthly Tasting at The Columbia Station


  • Spinach and Parsnip Tofu topped with Smoked Pecans
  • Edamame Hummus
  • Short Rib and Sea Bean Crostini
  • Smoked Salmon Cigar
  • Bacon Wrapped Pork Roulade with Basil Pesto


  • Curry Spiced Pork Belly, Caramelized Sweet Potato and Smoked Whipped Cream


  • Lobster Cappuccino
  • Tuscan Bean Soup


  • Miso Glazed Halibut on top of Bok Choy, Soba Noodles, and Sea Beans in a Dashi Broth
  • Filet Mignon sitting on a bed of Red Beet Risotto and Herb Marinated Asparagus in Natural Au Jus


  • Dulce de Leche Pudding
  • The Master’s Baker Gourmet Cake: Chocolate Raspberry and Lemon Velvet with Blueberry Filling

Did you know?

Robert Ryan Catering & Design is your only point of contact to stock the bar at your affair!  We have the unique quality of being the only local caterer to hold a liquor license enabling us to supply alcohol for off-premise locations.  You no longer have to outsource and coordinate your liquor needs with a distributor.

We are now accepting bookings
for holiday events!

Contact us today to see our new 2013 Holiday Menus and inquire about how you can save 10% on your holiday celebration.